Silver Spring Pedestrian Dies in Hit-And-Run Collision

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A pedestrian was killed early Sunday during a hit-and-run collision in Silver Spring, Maryland, police said.

Wilmar Gomez Gonzalez, 24, of Hyattsville, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Montgomery County police department said in a news release.

Officers and emergency workers responded shortly before 1 a.m. to a personal injury collision in the 8700 block of Carroll Avenue.

Investigators believe a light-colored sedan struck Gonzalez, then left the area. Detectives were looking for witnesses or other information about what happened.

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